Classes

Paducah Parks & Recreation offers many classes throughout the year for people of all ages to stay active and fit and learn some unique dances. We currently offer classes at the Paducah Recreation Center and the Paducah Parks & Recreation office. Below is a current list of classes being offered:

Paducah Recreation Center

There are two membership options to participate in classes at the Paducah Recreation Center located at 1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.  A Yearly Membership is $20 and is good for 365 days. After that you can purchase an Activity Punch Pass for $10 which gets you into 20 classes or pay a $1 drop in rate as you go to each class. A GOLD Membership costs $60 and is good for 365 days. No additional fees are needed to participate in classes after purchasing the GOLD Membership.

  • Booty Jam
    • Wednesdays: 5:15 - 6:00 pm
    • Instructor: Bonnie Mayolo
    • A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. And the best part is you don't have to be an awesome dancer to feel welcome in class. We dance to get fit and have fun so come join us!
  • Chair Yoga
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 12:15 - 1:00 pm
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Yoga goes to the chair with stretches that align, strengthen, and promote flexibility and strength. Standing postures are incorporated while using the chair for support. Emphasis is placed on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement. We will take the body through various range of movements and end with breathing exercises and a short meditation. All ability levels.
  • Chair Chi Yoga 
    • Wednesdays: 12:15 -1:00 pm (Last class November 17)
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Chair Chi Yoga is the blending of tai chi and yoga into a single art form which creates profound benefits for the body, mind and spirit. Plus, it focuses on external and internal well-being of our body. Both have healing effects and help in calming the mind and nurturing the spirit. All ability levels.
  • Mat Yoga
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:45 am - 12:30 pm (New Time Beginning In March...11:30 am - 12:15 pm)
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Step by step instruction of Hatha Yoga for all levels. Postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility and strength. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement. We make a full circuit of the body’s range of motion with standing postures, twists, forward folds, and hip openers. All ability levels.
  • Fusion Fitness 
    • Thursdays: 10:15 - 11:00 am
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Fusion workouts that blend a variety of disciplines like yoga, pilates, boot camp, and cardio for strength, balance, stability, agility, and endurance making your workouts more functional.
  • Tai Chi/Yoga Fusion 
    • Wednesdays: 12:15 - 1:00 pm (Will replace Chair Chi Yoga in December 2021)
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Connect with your inner power and peace with a Tai Chi Yoga Fusion class. This slow flow practice combines yoga with the gentle fluid movements of tai chi and qi gong on and off the mat. Class ends with seated meditation. Beginners are welcome. Participatns should be comfortable coming down to and up from the floor. Bring a mat. 
  • Mid-East Dance
    • Thursdays: 5:15 - 6:00 pm
    • Instructor: Beverly Dubuque
    • Mid-East Dance or "Belly Dancing" is a wonderful form of exercise and expression that teaches poise and grace.
  • SharQui (Not meeting in 2021)
    • Thursdays: 6:15 - 7:00 pm
    • Instructor: Jennifer McCann
    • Want a really fun workout? How about joint-friendly, serious cardio? SharQui ups the ante with nonstop core engagement. SharQui is a belly dance based aerobic class. Everyone is welcome!
  • Yoga Foundations (Not meeting in 2021)
    • Mondays: 11:00 - 11:45 am
    • Instructor: Stephanie Johnson
    • Yoga reduces stress and soothes the nervous system through gentle postures, breathing exercises and a rhythmic practice, that energizes the boy and quiets the mind by using conscious breath to flow from posture to posture through a variety of movements.